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Los Barriles de Don Malaquias

Tequila Store, Habanos and Specialty Tequilas, in San Jose del Cabo, Los Cabos, Baja California Sur

The most unique bottles and the experience of the Cuervo family in San Jose del Cabo, Los Cabos, Mexico

Rigoberto Cuervo Rosales was born in Tequila, Jalisco. He is son of Don Malaquias Cuervo who started a small factory in 1940 a family tradition since directly descending from Jose Cuervo the founder of the famous “Tequila Casa Cuervo”.

In 1994 Rigoberto took vacations in Los Cabos and fell in love with the place 2 years later he decided to move and start a bussines about what he know the best: Tequila

He is famous for one of the best Tequila collections in Los Cabos. Stop by and ask all the questions you may have, he will gratefully answer them and give you some testing to compare.

Nowadays the store is complemented with a good collection of cuban cigars.

THE PLANT & PROCESS

Agave Azul Weber. This is the most superior plant and is only harvested when it is 8 or 10 years old. After the plant is harvested it is steamed at a very high temperature. The juice is extracted and placed in 5000 liter containers to ferment naturally for 1 month.

The juice is then boiled at a high temperature, converting it to vapor which passes up through a serpentine pipe and is then cooled halfway to freezing point. To further enhance this product, it can be aged
in the barrel for 1-7 years.

THE HISTORY

Rigoberto Cuervo Rosales was born in Tequila, Jalisco. He is son of Don Malaquias Cuervo who starts a small factory in 1940 a family tradition since direct descending of Jose Cuervo the famous founder of “Tequila Casa Cuervo”.

Tequila Don Malaquias is famous for it’s quality and smooth flavor, as well for the specialty almond and coffee tequila liquors. The Family also crafts miniature white oak barrels.

THE BARRELS

These barrels are handmade by highly skilled artisans from pure white oak (only 3 per day are produced) . This is the same aged wood used in the factories to make Tequila in México. They need to be kept full of liquid to ensure that the wood does not shrink and cause the barrels to leak.

Los Barriles de Don Malaquias Tequila Store 
Blvd. Mijares s/n Esq. Benito Juarez Local B, Col. Centro
San Jose del Cabo, Baja California Sur
Phone: 01 (624) 142–5322 . Fax: (624) 105–2929

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